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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 43' North
Longitude: 48° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.86 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 42.1"1004.05 miwest0° 11' 22.8"13.03 minorth1004.02 mi
24 hours10° 52' 46.3"751.02 mieast4° 23' 48.9"302.16 minorth807.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 1:18 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémSun 1:18 AM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth S
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 1:18 AM605 km376 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboSun 1:18 AM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieSun 1:18 AM933 km580 miles504 nmWest-northwest WNW
New AmsterdamSun 12:18 AM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownSun 12:18 AM1084 km674 miles586 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 1:18 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSun 12:18 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSun 12:18 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmNorthwest NW
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